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Charles Ghigna
Charles Ghigna - Father Goose® lives and writes in a treehouse in Homewood, Alabama. He is the author of more than 100 award-winning books from Random House, Disney, Hyperion, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Abrams, Capstone and other publishers. His books have been featured on ABC's "Good... show more

Charles Ghigna - Father Goose® lives and writes in a treehouse in Homewood, Alabama. He is the author of more than 100 award-winning books from Random House, Disney, Hyperion, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Abrams, Capstone and other publishers. His books have been featured on ABC's "Good Morning America," PBS, APT and NPR. He is a poet, children's author, speaker, and nationally syndicated feature writer who promotes the love of poetry and children's literature throughout the world and the author of more than 5000 poems for children and adults. His poems appear in hundreds of textbooks, anthologies, magazines from The New Yorker and Harper's to Cricket and Highlights. His poems also appear in the national SAT and ACT tests. He has served as poetry editor of The English Journal for the National Council of Teachers of English, and nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services. He has presented poetry programs at the Library of Congress, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the American Library in Paris, the International Schools of South America and at hundreds of schools, colleges, conferences, libraries, book fairs, and literary events throughout the world. For more information, please visit the Father Goose web site at www.FatherGoose.com
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ashleydavis
ashleydavis rated it 4 years ago
See the Yak Yak is a greta story for any classroom when teaching homophones and homonyms. The story is very simple but very helpful. It helps with depicting the difference between the meanings of two words that are spelt the same or similar with different meanings. thee are countless activities that...
Bmooney1
Bmooney1 rated it 4 years ago
Mice are Nice by Charles Ghigna is a great book to use in a kindergarten to first grade classroom. The setting of the story takes place in a pet store, and the author is telling the reader the best pet to choose is a mouse. Ghigna names the pets in the pet store, and tells the reader, why this would...
Bmooney1
Bmooney1 rated it 4 years ago
See the Yak Yak is a great book for children who are learning about homonyms. This book is a great hook for a lesson before learning about homonyms. The illustrations help beginning readers decode simple text and help children notice the rhymes throughout the book. Towards the end of the book, the g...
Miss Majors' Collection
Miss Majors' Collection rated it 4 years ago
This book is good for teaching a lesson about Homonyms in a fun way. I would use this in my classroom for learning new words and for teaching that the same word can have different meanings. I think the reading level is preschool and kindergarten but I think it can be used in any grade level that nee...
TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it 9 years ago
This was an okay book of Halloween poetry. I really enjoyed some of the poems, but most of them were just okay. The illustrations were nice, colorful and fun.
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